Nyack Nov 26 — South Nyack’s entrance ramp to the Tappan Zee Bridge on South Broadway will be closed each night this week to permit deck replacement work to continue on the TZB. The Exit 10 Thruway entrance will be closed from 8p-6a Mon-Thu and from 9p-6a on Friday.
by Mary Fichter
Planning to replace the longest bridge in New York State (Tappan Zee, 16,000 ft.) is not an easy task. Especially if you’re the governor and don’t know exactly where the $5.2 billion required to build a replacement will come from. So when Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that mega-millionaire art star Jeffrey Koons would be one of six people selected to sit on the committee to review bids from the three bridge design firms vying for the job, New Yorkers had mixed reactions:
by Jocelyn Jane Cox
Do you refuse to believe there will ever be a new Tappan Zee Bridge until you actually see it? While we wait to hear if the wait to cross the bridge will ever get shorter (it won’t), here are some ways to make that turtle-paced crawl more endurable. Thes simple activities you may even begin to look forward to your stay on the TZB.
While you are waiting, you also might consider calling your Congressman, too.
As regional transportation officials begin to plan for the new Tappan Zee Bridge, Rockland historians are looking backwards — searching for people who remember a time before the bridge. The Piermont Library is looking for people who have memories of life in Rockland before the bridge as part of a[...]